Category Archives: LAOS

Places to eat in Luang Prabang, Laos

Places to eat in Luang Prabang, Laos. A restaurant, entertainment and eating out travel guide.. Advertisements

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Southeast Asia travel: A guide to overland border crossings

Handy link!

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Prepaid SIM card advise for travelers in SE Asia

Throughout most of S.E. Asia, obtaining a SIM card for making mobile calls is easy and inexpensive. They usually come with prepaid credit as well. This works well is your mobile is unlocked.

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How to Plan an Extended Trip in Southeast Asia

How to Plan an Extended Trip in Southeast Asia | BootsnAll Travel Articles.¬† An excellent article on where to start and how to plan!!  

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Above and beyond the Mekong River

Whether you fly above, or cruise upon or walk along, the Mekong River is a magnificent sight! I’ve put together a video of a selection of photos I took between Chiang Mai and Vientiane while in Laos during the beginning … Continue reading

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Wat Xieng Thong: The jewel in the crown of Lao temples

Renowned for its colourful ornate glass mosaics, guilded teakwood panels and low sweeping tiered roof lines, Wat Xieng Thong is the temple highlight of Luang Prabang. Its name means Monastery of the Golden City. ¬†Located in a tranquil garden setting … Continue reading

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Enchanting People of Laos

For me, what makes a place special are the local inhabitants. I recently returned from a brief but amazing trip to Laos. The countryside was lush with flooded rice fields and glittering temples. The Mekong River is spectacular, the food … Continue reading

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